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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:28 pm 
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I think it's one of the least thought-about subjects in world-building. So in what areas of your world do certain events take place? Hurricanes in my world only exist on the edges of the world; since it's flat. What about dust storms, snowstorms, and tornadoes?

Just a random thought.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 6:52 pm 
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That's a good question, V. :) Considering that my world is round, I'm trying to pattern the weather after Earth's...although I'm not sure what effect three moons would have on it yet..

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I pattern my weather around Earth's as well, Milly. More or less, anyway.

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*nods* A very good subject to consider, especially in fantasy.

My main project involves a world that is most likely flat, is covered by clouds 100% of the time, doesn't have a sun (don't worry, it has other means of illumination), and probably has other strange worldbuilding factors that will make climate a thousand times more confusing to understand. I hope that in the end I will able to figure it all out. :roll:

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This is slightly off-topic, but the Sword of Lyric series by Sharon Hinck has a sun-less and rain-less world. There's not much world-building in the books, but maybe the author has done some worldbuilding somewhere else that could be found *will look up some stuff up*

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Weather is an interesting concept to consider. My weather is pretty much patterned after the earth. I make sure that I have different seasons in my books, snow, rain, and the like, but I have never really mixed up anything...

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Andrew Amnon Mimetes wrote:
This is slightly off-topic, but the Sword of Lyric series by Sharon Hinck has a sun-less and rain-less world. There's not much world-building in the books, but maybe the author has done some worldbuilding somewhere else that could be found *will look up some stuff up*
*nods* I immediately thought of that when I came up with the complete cloud cover, but, thankfully, her science seems to work along the same lines as Earth's. Because of that I feel my clouds and sun stuff will be different enough (especially the clouds).

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I too generally pattern the weather of my world after Earth, even though it's flat. But most countries have a patron (a Vayna (that universe's equivalent of an angel, sort of), a Great Fairy, a dragon, or something similar) who maintains its climate "the way it's supposed to be" (for example, the Sunshine Kingdom is so named because it's always sunny there and never rains, with moisture---and enough for a lot of forests---coming from dew, fog, and groundwater), which affects the climate and weather a lot more than location, elevation, etc., do.

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Moved to the Geography room since weather patterns fall somewhat loosely under the umbrella of geography. :)

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There is some abnormal weather at the climax of my book, but I don't want to give it away...

It's completely AWESOME though. :D

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A world without a sun or with more than one moon will have a sea really different for earth.
Not only the moon can change the depth of water on the sea but the sun too. If you have a more closer moon or sun you'll have an higher water level.


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